The British Embassy in Dublin maintains and develops relations between the UK and Ireland.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Ireland. Find out more on our Ireland and the UK news page.

You can access UK government services while in Ireland.

Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in Europe including our practical guide to Living in Ireland.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Ireland, see our Ireland travel advice.

If you’re in Ireland and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online

If in Ireland and you need urgent assistance (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +353 1 2053700. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in Ireland, call 020 7008 5000 (24/7, 365 days a year).

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Ireland.

Our people

British Ambassador to Ireland
Paul Johnston
  • Deputy Head of Mission, Dublin, Ireland

Contact us

British Embassy Dublin

29 Merrion RoadBallsbridge
Dublin 4

+353 (1) 205 3700 / +44 20 7008 5000

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email

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